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Part-Time Weekend Mental Health Youth Worker - No Experience Required - $14/hour and up

Company: Childrens Square U.S.A.
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Now hiring for shifts on Saturdays and/or Sundays. Shifts can range from 6am-4pm to 2pm-midnight to 10pm-8am. This position would be part-time and work 10-20 hours per week depending on if you work both Saturday and Sunday or just one or the other. Job Overview: Mental Health and Social Services are among the fastest growing fields in the U.S. today, and this is your chance to start a career with limitless potential. If working with kids learning to deal with a mental health diagnosis and/or overcome their childhood trauma sounds interesting, we have an entry-level career position for you. We are seeking fun, energetic individuals who can provide care and mental health guidance for children and adolescents living on the Children s Square USA campus in Council Bluffs, Iowa. No training in social work, counseling, psychology, or mental health care? NO PROBLEM! We have over 140 years of working with children and providing care to youth in need. We will provide training to help you learn everything you need to know to start a rewarding career that can branch in many directions. You ll gain practical, real-world experience in:

  • Psychology
  • Mental health
  • Social Work
  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Case Work
  • Direct Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Behavior Regulation and Management
  • And Much More Responsibilities:
    • Ensure the safety of children living on campus
    • Plan and lead life-skills sessions for youth
    • Follow and implement each youth s treatment plan
    • Assist other staff in providing ongoing supervision, relationship building, coaching, and support to the youth in your assigned area.
    • Provide clear documentation, communication, and monitoring of youth in an assigned service area to other staff, care/treatment team, Department of Health and Human Services, and organizational managers.
    • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
      • 18 years of age or older
      • High school diploma or equivalent required
        • Higher starting pay for individuals with a Bachelor s degree
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills
        • Must have a passion for helping youth in crisis
        • Valid driver s license and a good driving record Why This job?
          • You ll get to help children from all backgrounds make life-altering changes designed to improve their mental health or help children in crisis feel safe, valued, and loved.
          • Opportunity to use your creativity to build strong positive relationships with youth struggling with mental health or less-than-desirable home situations.
          • Great entry point to the mental health /social services field.
          • Up to $5,250 per Year in Tuition Assistance, so go on, get your bachelor s or master s degree!
          • We ll work around your scheduling needs Go to school and work at the same time.
          • Hiring and Retention Bonus
          • Advancement opportunities both at Children s Square and other mental health / social service organizations
          • Leadership development training
          • Strong friendships with other youth workers
          • Dance parties (yes, we have dance parties with the kids sometimes along with other fun activities)
          • Paid Time Off
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Free meals during your shifts

Keywords: Childrens Square U.S.A., Council Bluffs , Part-Time Weekend Mental Health Youth Worker - No Experience Required - $14/hour and up, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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